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My yard machine push mower model number 11a08mb000 is smoking really bad but it is still running and when i push the choke down it shuts off. why would it be smoking and why when i push the choke down the mower shuts off?

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The smoking is probley from bad or wore rings. The choke problem is from a clugged carberator.

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